Trails, parks high priority for Lynden 2016 planning

LYNDEN — 2016 could be a busy year for parks and trails in town, with yet more to do beyond. It’s hoped that design of the Jim Kaemingk Sr. Trail behind Lynden Middle School can see good progress, ...
Robotics is one of the many types of school activities supported by ongoing levy money. (File photo)

All schools look to Feb. 9 levy vote

Robotics is one of the many types of school activities supported by ongoing levy money. (File photo) By Brooke Hanson for the Lynden Tribune WHATCOM — All the public school districts in the county are ...

PeaceHealth starting 20-year planning process

Meetings involve Lynden property, among others WHATCOM — This week, PeaceHealth starts meeting with leaders throughout Whatcom County to develop a 20-year master plan for its healthcare services, including ...

Mt. Baker avalanche death adds to high tally across the West

MOUNT BAKER ­— One man died and another man was injured in an avalanche Sunday afternoon near the Mt. Baker Ski Area. The Northwest Avalanche Center reported the fatality Sunday evening. The investigation ...

Check-in for beard growing contest is this Saturday

Judging will be six weeks later, on March 12 LYNDEN ­— A reminder to all men: If you plan to be in the Lynden 125th anniversary beard-growing contest, check in with a fresh face from 8 a.m. to noon ...

New Tribune Twenty under 30 feature launching

Package will feature 20 local individuals WHATCOM — The Lynden Tribune and Ferndale Record are launching their first-ever Twenty under 30 feature package. The two papers are searching for north Whatcom ...
Richard Tucker

Local dentists look back on Richard Tucker’s legacy in Whatcom County

Richard Tucker A Ferndale staple for 65 years, Tucker pioneered gold foil restoration technique, founded study clubs FERNDALE — The late Richard Tucker was a major player in the dental industry, but ...
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A winter’s view

Winter has set in along Noon Road in Whatcom County, bringing a mix of sun, clouds and plenty of rain to the resting landscape. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)

Nooksack Valley Disposal customers top 6 million pounds in recycling

WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley Disposal & Recycling customers surpassed more than 6 million pounds of materials, yard waste and food waste recycled in 2015, the fifth consecutive year of doing so. Nooksack ...

Bill would crack down on dairy farm safety

OLYMPIA ­— Dairy workers, the United Farm Workers and state labor and faith groups gathered at 12 noon on Monday, Jan. 18, at the state Capitol to announce introduction of House Bill 2484, a dairy safety ...